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33 Halloween Movies The Whole Family Will Love To Watch

Halloween is near and we have a big list of Halloween movies for kids that are not too scary.

Celebrate Halloween by working your way through some Halloween movies the whole family can watch together. Our list is made up of not-so-scary Halloween movies with G, PG and NR ratings.

Get ready to cozy up on the sofa under a blanket for scary movies. Make some snacks, get cozy by the TV and have a Halloween movie night.

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Halloween theme party food
Halloween snacks for movie night

Family Halloween Movie Night Snack Ideas

These 7 Super Easy Halloween Party Food Ideas include how to make those cute Mummy Hot Dogs with Crescent rolls, Banana Ghosts with chocolate chips, and Pumpkin Cuties.

Your little’s will love these super duper easy to make Charlie Brown cookies while they are watching The Great Pumpkin. FYI, you will enjoy those cookies too.

If you are also a fan of sweet and salty then you will love these no bake Corn Chip Halloween Dessert Bars. You get to have some fun with candy googly eyes.

When we think of Halloween, the first thing we think of is candy. I made these Halloween Candy Kabobs for a family Halloween party and they were a big hit. No cooking is involved.

Lime jello Halloween poke cake recipe. A fun Halloween night easy dessert to whip up.

Do you love serving food in a jar with a spoon? It’s always fun to eat that way for a festive atmosphere. Make these delicious and fun to eat Halloween Brownie Parfaits. We added some orange candy sprinkles for fun.

DVD covers of classic Halloween movies

All movies do not necessarily have a Halloween night plot but many are watched during the Halloween season because of the nature of the movie such as the Transylvania series of movies.

Scroll down for the free printable checklist of all the movies.

4 Classic Halloween Movies To Watch Every Year

Kid friendly Halloween movies that parents enjoy too. My husband and I never miss The Great Pumpkin, it is a family tradition.

Ghostbusters (1984) PG A paranormal investigation team set out to rid New York of ghosts. ♪♫Who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters!♫♪

It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown (1966). A must-see Halloween special on TV every year. Join us in the pumpkin patch as this one comes on TV and is also available for streaming. See our easy-to-make Charlie Brown Halloween Cookies.

E.T. the Extra Terrestrial (1982) PG A troubled child, Elliott, summons the courage to help a friendly alien stranded on Earth to return to his home world.

Hocus Pocus (1993) PG A curious youngster moves to Salem, where he struggles to fit in before awakening a trio of diabolical witches that were executed in the 17th century.

Halloween moves for little kids

Halloween movies for little kids that are rated NR. The entire family will get in the Halloween mood with gentle humor in these family-friendly Halloween movies.

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Halloween movies for kids

Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest (2013) NR It’s the first ever Halloween movie for Curious George.

Scary Godmother: Halloween Spooktakular NR (2008) Little Hannah Marie is excited to be going trick-or-treating with the older kids. but when her rotten cousin Jimmy tries to ditch her in the dark basement of a spooky house, Hannah is rescued by her Scary Godmother and whisked away to the best Halloween party ever!

Scary Godmother: The Revenge of Jimmy NR (2008) Hannah and her friends must foil her cousin Jimmy s plans to ruin Halloween!

Paw Patrol: Halloween Heros NR Chase, Marshall, Skye, and the rest of Nickelodeon’s PAW Patrol enjoy Halloween tricks and treats. Get the board book.

Mickey’s House Of Villans (2002) Villians try to take over the house of Mickey Mouse.

Halloween movies for younger kids

A collection of G-rated Halloween movies for slightly older kids who enjoy a good talking dog movie.

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Halloween movies for 5 year-olds and up

Scooby Doo On Zombie Island (1998) TV-G The Saturday morning cartoon Mystery Gang reunite and visit Moonscar Island, a remote island with a dark secret. 

The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1950) G A Disney classic intertwining The Wind In the Willows and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie (2005) G A hilariously haunting Halloween in the Hundred Acre Wood. Winnie the Pooh fans will love the adventures of Pooh, Roo, Lumpy and Tigger. Does Pooh eat too much Halloween candy?

Toy Story of Terror G The Toy Story gang has to save themselves from an evil motel manager.

Monsters Inc G (2001) A little girl named Boo manages to scare the monsters in charge of a scream processing factory.

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit G (2005) Wallace and his loyal dog, Gromit, come to the rescue of a village plagued by rabbits before an annual vegetable competition. You are sure to enjoy Wallace & Gromit

Arthur and the Haunted Tree House G (2017) Trick or Treating adventures with Francine, Binky, Arthur, Buster and Ladonna, and Muffy and Bailey.

Halloweentown G (1998) The first of the Halloweentown Disney series of movies. Marnie and her siblings go to Halloweentown with their grandmother.

Return to Halloweentown TV-PG (2006) Marnie and Dylan plan to follow their dreams to go to college, at Halloweentown University.

Under Wraps (1997) G. 12-year old’s help a Mummy on Halloween.

Halloween movies for big kids

PG Halloween movies for tweens and teens. Favorite Halloween movies like Halloween Town and Goosebumps are in this collection.

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Maybe scary movies for 10 year olds

The House With The Clock In The Walls Tweens, teens PG A 2018 kid friendly movie that fans of Goosebumps are sure to enjoy

The Addams Family 2019 PG It’s the Addams Family’s first animated comedy. Not really a Halloween theme but was released in October and this macabre family fit right into Halloween any time of the year.

Fun Size 2012-PG A tween, teen adventure movie involving a high school girl getting stuck babysitting here young sibling on Halloween night.

ParaNorman (2012) PG A misunderstood boy with a strange inherited talent takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse.

Hotel Transylvania (2012) PG Dracula pulls out all the stops to protect his daughter from a human teenage boy who stumbles into his resort hotel. There is a costumed event Dracula tries to use to hide the human he allowed into the resort.

Hotel Translyvania 2 PG (2015)Dracula and his friends are at it again to try to keep Mavis from leaving the resort.

Hotel Translyvania 3: Summer Vacation PG (2018) Count Dracula and his friends participate in a cruise for sea-loving monsters, unaware that their boat is being commandeered by the monster-hating Van Helsing family.

Monster House (2006) PG Three teen friends discover that their neighbor’s house is actually a living breathing monster.

Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge TV-PG (2001) An old enemy threatens to turn Halloweentown into a dreary version of the real world.

Buy Halloweentown and Halloweentown II Double Feature DVD on Amazon Here

Halloweentown High TV-PG (2004) Marnie proposes bringing a group of Halloweentown students to her own high school in the mortal world.

Casper (1995) PG A ghost therapist and his young daughter meet a friendly ghost when they move into a crumbling mansion in order to rid the premises of rambunctious spirits.

Casper’s Scare School 2006 movie. There is a TV series of the same name.

The Dog Who Saved Halloween (2011) PG A dog, Zeus, encounters a creepy neighbor at a haunted house and has to save his family. Also, see The Dog Who Saved Christmas (another Zeus adventure).

The Haunted Mansion (2003) Eddie Murphy. A Disney horror comedy based on a Disney ride by the same name.

Goosebumps (2015) PG A boy unintentionally unleashes monsters from the pages of their books and they begin to terrorize the town.

Disney’s Muppets Haunted Mansion (2021) is rated TV-PG. Streaming on Disney plus. Gonzo takes on the greatest challenge of his life by spending one very daring night in the grimmest grinning place on Earth …The Haunted Mansion.

Fun Halloween Movies

Print the list of the best Halloween movies for Halloween movie night or check them off and work your way through the list one by one. Watching movies together is a fun way to create family time.


More Ways To Celebrate Halloween

Our Peanuts Great Pumpkin Party was a big hit and loads of fun with games and party food you can easily replicate.

Then there was that time we hosted a Black and White Skeleton Halloween Party and let two-headed Betty be the hostess. She rocked it too!

You can make a Silly Spider Wreath just like this one because all of the supplies come from Dollar Tree. It’s easy and complete in minutes.

We have tons of Trunk or Treat Ideas. See these 21 Clever Trunk or Treat Ideas that stand the test of time.

If 21 isn’t enough then see Even More Trunk or Treat Ideas we have collected.

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Originally published Sept. 2020. Updated 5/23/23

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